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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tastelessly showy; (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch.

Usage examples (33)
  • tacky varnish
  • And tacky is putting it lightly about using your daughter's hospitalization for campaign literature.
  • Additional two cents 'worth: The AFSCME withdrawal of their endorsement of Dr. Dean was just plain tacky, as my mother would say.
  • The word tacky comes to mind. for more
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